Verify GSTIN on GST Portal

GST Number or GSTIN i.e. GST Identification Number is a unique number that the GST department issues to a business registered under GST. This is a 15 digit number based on the PAN of the business. You can verify the GSTIN and check the details of the taxpayer registered under GST on the GST Portal.

The details of  UN Bodies, Embassies, Government Offices or Other Notified persons are also available on the portal. In such a case, you need to provide the Unique Identification Number (UIN) instead of GSTIN.

GST Number Search: Verify GST Number or GSTIN online
Enter GST number or GSTIN (GST Identification Number) and verify GST details online. GST Number or GSTIN is a unqiue 15 digit number allotted after GST Registration.
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GST Number Search: Verify GST Number or GSTIN online
Enter GST number or GSTIN (GST Identification Number) and verify GST details online. GST Number or GSTIN is a unqiue 15 digit number allotted after GST Registration.
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Steps to Verify GSTIN of business on GST Portal

  1. Go to GST Portal

    Visit the official website of the GST Department i.e. GST Portal. You can also login to your account on GST Portal if you want to view additional details of the GSTIN.

  2. Navigate to ‘Search by GSTIN’

    Go to Search Taxpayer > Search by GSTIN

  3. Enter GSTIN or UIN

    Enter the GSTIN (GST Identification Number) or the UIN (Unique Identification Number) of the business. Also, enter the CAPTCHA code and click on Search.

  4. GSTIN Details

    If GSTIN entered is correct, the following details of business are displayed:
    1. Legal name of business
    2. Jurisdiction
    3. Registration date
    4. Type of taxpayer – regular, composition, NRTP, CTP etc
    5. Status of GSTIN
    6. Details of returns filed

  5. GSTIN Invalid Error

    If the GSTIN entered is incorrect, an error message is displayed

FAQs

What does a GSTIN looks like?

The GST Number or the GSTIN (GST Identification Number) is a unique number issued to a business registered under GST. GSTIN is a 15 digit number allotted on the basis of the PAN of the business.

How do I verify GSTIN of a business?

You can verify GSTIN or GST number of a business by checking if the vendor’s PAN number matches with the digits between 3 and 10 in the GSTIN.

How do you know if a GST number is regular or composition?

Go to search GST official website. Seach the taxpayer by GST number. When you enter the GST number of the person, it will show the type of registration whether it is regular or composition.

Got Questions? Ask Away!

  1. Hey @HarshitShah

    GST Registration is the application for GST Number or GSTIN(GST Identification Number). Under the GST(Goods and Service Tax) Regime, it is mandatory for to have GSTIN to collect, pay GST and claim the Input Tax credit.

    For GST registration, the dealer has the following options:

    • Compulsory Registration: Under certain scenarios, the businesses have to get registration under GST

    When is Compulsory GST Registration needed?

    • Voluntary Registration: The business does not have the liability to register under GST, however, can apply for GST Registration. This usually is when the businesses are willing to take advantage of the Input Tax Credit facility

    • Registration under Composition Scheme: Composition scheme is a voluntary and optional scheme for registering under GST. Under the composition scheme, the compliance is simpler and lesser returns are to be filed. The tax is to be filed at a fixed rate. If the business turnover is in between INR 40 Lakhs and 1.5 Crores, they can opt for GST Registration under Composition Scheme

    • No Registration: In the case, when your business does not fall under the conditions for compulsory registration you do not require GST Registration

    Read more on GST Registration Types.

    Hope this helps!